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Some “very” good advice

Mark Twain once gave the following advice to writers: Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very’; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. American novelist and columnist Florence King was … Continue reading

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Five Typographical Errors to Avoid on Your Slides

Five typographical errors to avoid on your slides: (1) spelling and grammar; (2) indentation; (3) font size; (4) font style; and (5) line spacing. Continue reading

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Ten Common Spelling Mistakes That Haunt Presentations

If you have a blog or are interested in starting one, you should definitely spend some time over at ProBlogger.com. It is one of the leading sites on blogging and is produced by a great guy in Melbourne, Australia named … Continue reading

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Grammar: Cause and “Effect”

This post is part of a series on grammar and vocabulary.  From time to time, I will post short articles highlighting some of the common mistakes that I have seen on presentation slides, and how to avoid them. Today we … Continue reading

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Grammar: Some Good “Advice”

One of the surest ways to lose credibility with your audience is to pepper your PowerPoint slides with spelling and grammatical mistakes. I am constantly amazed by presentations with such shortcomings, especially ones by native English speakers.  If your own … Continue reading

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